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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Rouen during the 17th century.

Painter, sculptor.

Pierre Abraham was one of the signatories of the statutes of the corporation of painters and sculptors of Rouen on 17 September 1631.

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German, 17th century, male.

Born in Treffen (Strain).

Sculptor, draughtsman.

A surviving work by him is a drawing of the fine main doorway of Zagreb Cathedral in Croatia. According to the city archives of 1655, he did the decoration of the monastery of Sittich (Sticna) in Slovenia. He was also an architect....

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Rouen in the 1630s.

Painter, sculptor.

He made several items for the parish church of St-Eloi. His signature appears on the statutes of the corporation of painters and sculptors of Rouen in 1631.

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Portuguese, 17th century, male.

Born in Lisbon.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, engraver.

There exist two manuscript treatises on geometry bearing Almeida's signature. A similar signature B. d'Almeyda was found on the first page of a work entitled Historic Theatre, a genealogy of the Souza dynasty. Despite the difference in spelling, it is almost certain that they are one and the same person. Almeida is known to have been in Paris in ...

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born before 1550; died 11 April 1611.

Painter.

Giuseppe d'Alvino was a pupil of the painter and sculptor Giuseppe Spatafora. He is also believed to have been a sculptor and architect and a very fine draughtsman. Although he appears to have been extremely productive, few of his works have survived....

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Urbino.

Painter, sculptor, potter.

Amantini studied in his native Urbino with Varsajo Bartoccini and subsequently lived in the home of Frederigo Gioja in San Sepolcro. In 1642, his brothers prevailed upon him to give up painting and open a pottery in Urbino. After the death of his father that same year, he gave up pottery to concentrate exclusively on painting. In ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Painter, sculptor.

Painter and sculptor for the army in 1660.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 12 February 1616, in Reggio nell'Emilia; died 29 March 1702.

Painter, sculptor.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born in Verona; died after 1618.

Sculptor, painter.

Brother of Battista Angolo; worked primarily in Venice in various churches and, as an architect, in the Ducal Palace. Many of his sculptures are to be found in Venice.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1628, in Eu (Seine-Maritime); died 18 June 1708, in Paris.

Painter, decorative designer, architect. Ornaments.

Guillaume Anguier, a brother of the well-known sculptors Michel and François, was one of the artists employed on Colbert's orders in the Gobelins factory. He was granted the title of 'king's painter' and worked on the decoration of the great staircase at the Louvre and of the châteaux of St-Germain-en-Laye and Versailles. He was also an architect....